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Monday, 24 February 2020

Jokes I?ve Told That My Male Colleagues Didn?t Like

quote [ My co-worker asked me why I seem so tense. I asked him why he was massaging my shoulders. ]

Still funny w/o the Bloomberg backgound.
[SFW] [business] [+4 Funny]
[by Paracetamol@8:07pmGMT] [11 comments]

Friday, 21 February 2020

Flywheel owners found out that their bikes were bricked through Peloton

quote [ Flywheel users are left reeling with how the company handled news of its bikes shutting down. ]

Who likes to ride the bikes exercise
[SFW] [business] [+5 Funny]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:03amGMT] [5 comments]

Saturday, 15 February 2020

The Human Cost of Recycled Cotton | The Craftsmanship Initiative

quote [ Organic, recycled, or synthetic: as the fashion industry scrambles to find more sustainable textiles, what's the future of cotton? ]

Good roundtrip through methods of recycling fabrics. In the old days, one would have milled paper out of it.
[SFW] [business] [+1 Informative]
[by Paracetamol@9:08pmGMT] [0 comments]

Thursday, 13 February 2020

How Your Laptop Ruined Your Life

quote [ More than the smartphone, laptops ended ?work hours? as a concept. An office used to be a thing you went to for a certain number of hours a day ]

Yeah, a nod-piece. Still, many colleagues seem puzzled by me asking for a stationary machine and merely copying work stuff to my private computer when I need to.
Not carrying a laptop to and from an office (even your own!) takes a big weight off one's shoulders. Call it your private air gap.
[SFW] [business] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@8:40pmGMT] [6 comments]

Sunday, 9 February 2020

TurboTax and Others Charged at Least 14 Million Americans for Tax Prep That Should Have Been Free, Audit Finds

quote [ Tax software companies made around $1 billion in revenue by charging people who were eligible to file for free. ]

But when it's time to pay my tax, I don't know what to do
[SFW] [business]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:52amGMT] [4 comments]

Sunday, 2 February 2020

Throw It In The Pile

quote [ The rsum, a document that largely gained prominence in the past half-century, was once a key part of getting a job. Soon, it might just disappear entirely. ]

I got hustlin' on my resume
[SFW] [business] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:03amGMT] [2 comments]

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Mistakes Were Made

quote [ Technology vendors like SAP may rake in billions of dollars a year helping big companies build complex tech infrastructures, but they screw up?often. ]

baader meinhof style
[SFW] [business] [+2 Underrated]
[by ScoobySnacks@6:07amGMT] [2 comments]

Tuesday, 7 January 2020

Unjust Deserts

quote [ Cities move to ban dollar stores, blaming them for residents? poor diets. ]

Down to the dollar store
[SFW] [business]
[by ScoobySnacks@8:08amGMT] [4 comments]

Friday, 20 December 2019

In Uncrewed Test, Boeing's Starliner Capsule Fails To Reach Space Station

quote [ After a flawless launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., the crew capsule, loaded with 600 pounds of cargo for the station, was unable to reach its intended orbit, Boeing says. ]

A time exposure of the United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Boeing Starliner crew capsule on an flight test to the International Space Station lifts off in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Friday.

[SFW] [business] [+1 Informative]
[by lilmookieesquire@10:23pmGMT] [3 comments]

Monday, 9 December 2019

Televangelist opens his Bible-themed attraction ? from wailing wall and catacombs to luxury lodging

quote [ Welcome to Legacy International Center, a $190 million Bible-themed resort rooted in a vision that 88-year-old pentecostal preacher Morris Cerullo says was handed down by God. Widely known for his overseas crusades and worldwide ministering for the last 70 years, the longtime televangelist has relocated the headquarters of Morris Cerullo World Evangelism to the retreat. ]

1) Bamboo under the fingernails. 2)Waterboarding. 3) 28 strokes of the rotan (caning). 4) Balls hooked up to a car battery.

My list of things that come before going to see this.
[SFW] [business] [+1 WTF]
[by knumbknutz@9:01pmGMT] [4 comments]

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